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Cost of Living Comparison Between Norway and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 41.51% lower than in Norway
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 38.78% lower than in Norway
Rent Prices in United States are 31.77% lower than in Norway
Restaurant Prices in United States are 56.33% lower than in Norway
Groceries Prices in United States are 32.53% lower than in Norway
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 40.35% higher than in Norway

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  Norway  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr     67.67 kr      -54.89 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr     304.51 kr      -61.94 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 98.00 kr     43.98 kr      -55.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 70.00 kr     23.68 kr      -66.17 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 70.00 kr     33.83 kr      -51.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 35.11 kr     24.95 kr      -28.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 26.28 kr     11.00 kr      -58.14 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 23.01 kr     8.78 kr      -61.85 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 14.73 kr     6.85 kr      -53.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 23.78 kr     16.47 kr      -30.74 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 21.52 kr     20.75 kr      -3.57 %
Eggs (12) 31.25 kr     15.76 kr      -49.57 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 88.98 kr     64.54 kr      -27.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 108.60 kr     53.12 kr      -51.09 %
Apples (1kg) 22.49 kr     25.93 kr      +15.29 %
Oranges (1kg) 22.24 kr     25.57 kr      +14.96 %
Tomato (1kg) 28.14 kr     26.02 kr      -7.55 %
Potato (1kg) 15.71 kr     16.38 kr      +4.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 17.34 kr     10.75 kr      -38.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.95 kr     12.02 kr      -42.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 125.00 kr     81.20 kr      -35.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 28.51 kr     15.62 kr      -45.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 31.75 kr     22.39 kr      -29.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 94.00 kr     40.60 kr      -56.81 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 36.00 kr     13.53 kr      -62.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 650.00 kr     473.68 kr      -27.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 70.00 kr     20.30 kr      -71.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 14.71 kr     10.51 kr      -28.54 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 469.20 kr     201.65 kr      -57.02 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 14.96 kr     6.45 kr      -56.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,000.00 kr     142,102.80 kr      -45.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,780.63 kr     1,076.41 kr      -39.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.97 kr     1.07 kr      +10.26 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 310.24 kr     318.44 kr      +2.64 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 449.59 kr     267.84 kr      -40.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 216.26 kr     120.73 kr      -44.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 kr     67.67 kr      -38.48 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 852.65 kr     277.25 kr      -67.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 442.69 kr     242.62 kr      -45.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 970.79 kr     524.00 kr      -46.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 1,115.71 kr     574.52 kr      -48.51 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,863.35 kr     6,941.26 kr      -29.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,731.22 kr     5,235.21 kr      -32.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,394.92 kr     11,782.52 kr      -32.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,098.11 kr     8,853.46 kr      -32.41 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 45,385.71 kr     12,941.05 kr      -71.49 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 33,028.91 kr     8,522.71 kr      -74.20 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 26,062.63 kr     22,393.61 kr      -14.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.71     4.21      +13.46 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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